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Ruff House Dog Training
4.9
from 168 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 310 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Julie K.
Verified review

Ryan did an amazing job with our dog. His first visit when leaving the dog bite his leg and a small bite and tore his pants. The last visit her tail was wagging. She's a different dog but you must follow his advice and be consistent with the training. Thank you Ryan for all you did for Luna.

Waggy Walkys
4.6
from 40 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 98 hires on Thumbtack
Harini V.
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Kristina was my dog walker for a couple of days and she was very smart and quick about things I told her when it comes to handling the dogs, and next couple of days she showed up to take care of them, she was awesome!! And it gave me a great peace of mind Justin from Waggy walks was awesome and very quick with his response and also my request went in at the 11th hour and he found soomeobe very quick for me. Really appreciate the professionalism and being quick on feet.

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Canine Dominion
5.0
from 31 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nakiah E.
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Canine Dominion is a great company to work with. The owner came to my home and picked up both of my dogs and dropped them off once boarding was completed, which was a awesome feature. During there stay with Canine Dominion, my dogs were trained on basic commands and were well taken care of. The owner even sent pictures of my dogs to keep me updated during there boarding, which made me feel even more comfortable. It was truly a pleasure working with the owner Jauvaurie and I will definitely board my dogs with him again.

Zorger's Pet Care, LLC
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Wayne W.
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We had to go out of town and were stressing over leaving our babies. We have 2 dogs 3 cats and a water dragon. Nikki went above and beyond of what we asked her to do for a babies, we were very impressed with her professionalism. She walked our dogs daily, fed them bathed them and trimmed their nails. Our 3 kitties got a lot of love nails trimmed and their boxes cleaned. The water dragon got fed and let out to roam every day, plus his cage cleaned. I would highly recommend Nikki to everyone I know. If you are looking for a professional, reliable, caring Animal lover, Nikki is your GAL.. Your pets needs will always come first!!

Cupid Pets
4.9
from 21 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Rica Z.
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I strongly recommend Cupid Pets for walking/boarding your pets. After I found Cupid Pets, I do not hesitate taking short or long vacations because I know my dog will always be in good hands. Kimberly, the owner, and her helpers are all reliable and trustworthy. They love what they do and are very caring.

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Social Tailwaggers, LLC
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sandra A.
Verified review

Jody was (and still is) a tremendous help! She came prepared with lots of great ideas and information, all of which were extremely helpful. I especially appreciated her advice on making mealtime a fun and educational experience. He has really taken to the games/toys to get his food, rather than gulping it down in 5 seconds. With her guidance, we have registered our puppy for his first kindergarten class. He is off to a great start! We are taking advantage of Jody's new service, in-home puppy sitting. We had hoped to take a vacation this summer, but with a new puppy it did not seem possible. Jody has a great service in which she will stay with your little one, in your home, and continue to work with them. No need for boarding! I am happy to recommend Jody to anyone looking for a wonderful trainer, who obviously loves puppies. I have already given her information to two friends with new puppies.

  • 33 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Michael C.
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Mr. Haywood and his dog trainers could not be any nicer. Our Wheaten Terrier is much smarter then we thought she was and is listening to us better then we could have imagined. We have also continued to use their services for boarding when we are away. We have been super happy with the results and on going work.

Kim's Petsitting
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Chantelle W.
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Kim is very professional and sweet, she took care of my kitty cat and chinchilla while we were away for our wedding. I have an incredibly needy cat but he wasn't super desperate when we got home so I could tell he had enough attention. We then used Kim to check on the house and chinchilla while away for our honeymoon. I usually worry a lot about my animals and can get a bit anxious but she was very understanding and I felt relieved to have her with them. I left my cat at a friend's house for our honeymoon but I think if we go on another long trip I will just ask Kim to come back. She has even brought in packages for us and made an extra stop to turn off my ridiculous house alarm so the beeping noise wouldn't bother my chinchilla. Highly recommend. (Oh and she is one of the only pet sitters we have had who isn't scared of the chinchilla. I can tell she is a real animal lover)

Debbie's critter sitters
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Mimi K.
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Debbie cared for my six parakeets for 10 days. She is a gentle, meticulous, and caring individual who goes the extra mile to care for the animals. I received regular updates and was able to enjoy my vacation without worry. If you are looking for a warm and resourceful pet sitter, I highly recommend Debbie Swindall.

Lullaby Pet Sitters
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Valerie W.
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Jade was very professional. She took the time for my dog Bob to get comfortable with her. Jade has a great way with my dog.

FourDogLovers
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Amenia R.
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Kevin is an awesome trainer. He is very professional and knowledgeable. I have a, now 1 year old, yorkie named BJ that I was having training issues with. Before I found Kevin, I sent him to an overpriced boarding school that was suppose to teach him basic commands. When I picked BJ up the trainer went over everything with me and we were fine. BJ stopped listening to me like a week after being home. Kevin is very hands on. He worked with me until I got it right with BJ. It's been 2 weeks since our last session and BJ is still listening and doing well and I know it's because of the methods and techniques that Kevin used!

DOGTOWN Day Camp for Dogs
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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My 2 dogs love spending time with Sharon, her friendly and accepting dogs, and exploring the large fenced property. Sharon is very flexible with drop off/pickup times to fit my schedule. When I pick them up, my dogs are happy and relaxed, not frantic to leave as they are after a stay in a commercial kennel. Sharon and her dogs give mine a a vibrant and caring environment, and give me great peace of mind when I must be away. My dogs will be very happy to visit again next weekend and for our long family vacation a few weeks from now.

PuppyLovin
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Kenneth S.
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The owner of PuppyLovin, Julie, is one awesome dog trainer and a wonderful person. My wife and I have been taking our German Shepherd to her for training, boarding, and day care for about a year and a half now. She has really been a godsend when it comes to dog training. Without her training, assistance, and consultation, we would have had our hands full with our GSD. I highly recommend PuppyLovin for all three of the services stated above. Julie will cater her services to the needs of your dog and develope comprehensive plan for your pet.

Pet Paradise
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Elizabeth M.
Verified review

My dog has stayed here and been lovingly cared for over the past few years. There’s a huge fenced back area away in a quiet country setting. My dog loved it!

Pet Peeps
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
TJ L.
Verified review

The folks at Pet Peeps were incredible. Gus was on time, well organized, and very good with our cats. He really went above and beyond when we didn't have a spare set of keys and he offered to make a copy for us. All in all, clear animal lovers and also a very well run business. We are so appreciative for their help!

  • 6 years in business
Robert W.
Verified review

Elizabeth has taken care of my pets for years. I have had her care for cats, dogs, and small mammals. Being a board certified LVT she is the next best thing to having an actual doctor watch your pet. If your animal needs special care or has special needs Elizabeth is the best in the field.

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I can do dog walking during mornings until noon. I can do dog sitting in the mornings until 3:00 pm. I can do bathing and minor grooming. I also offer external health assessment and look at vital signs.

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I am an owner of dogs, cats, chickens, a goat, and a turkey. I am very knowledgeable with animals. I have a flexible schedule.

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I'm a dog walker and groomer. I've been working with dogs for 10 years. I communicate with dogs as if they were people.

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I am a responsible animal lover able to walk dogs, pet sit, do overnight stays, etc. No animal is excluded! I come to you with very flexible hours.

About

Pet Boarding Service, Dog Sitter, Pet Groomer, Dog Walking, Day Care & Sitting

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does boarding a horse cost?

Finding the right horse boarding location is a big step in a horse owner’s life. This will be the place your horse will live and where you will visit multiple times per week or even daily. The cost of horse boarding will depend on the level of service you desire, the location of the stables, and the luxury level of the property. Here are some examples of average horse boarding costs:

  • Overnight stabling: $30 per horse per night.
  • Partial boarding (owner feeds and mucks): $220 per horse per month, with a three-month commitment.
    • Administration of oral medication: $10 per dose.
    • Bandaging: $20 per event, plus cost of materials.
    • Trailering to vet if owner is unable: $25, plus $25 per hour to wait with horse.
  • Basic full boarding: $325-$350 per month per horse. Includes twice daily hay and daily stall cleaning.
    • Horse training: $20 per session.
    • Pasture turn out: $20 per session.
    • Blanketing: $1 per day/$30 per month.
    • Vet or farrier hold: $20. This means haltering the horse and standing with it as it receives treatment or shoeing.

Where can I board my horse?

You can board your horse at any barn or stable that provides horse boarding services. To find horse boarding near you, read reviews of area locations and speak with equestrian friends to find one with a solid reputation. Ideally, the location will be within a reasonable drive from your home or office. This is especially important if you are paying for partial boarding services and are responsible for feeding your horse and cleaning its stall each day. You may choose your boarding barn or stables based on the services they provide. Some offer more extensive amenities — at an added price — that reduce the amount of work you need to do to keep your horse comfortable. Consider whether you want training, blanketing, exercise and other perks in addition to standard offerings like hay and stable mucking. Your stable may have temperament requirements and proof that your horse has the proper vaccinations required by your state. This protects both your horse and the other horses in the stable. Many states require that locations offering horse boarding services have stable licenses that are renewed each year. Always be sure to enter into a clearly written boarding contract that will cover your horse and belongings in case of accident, and remember our tips for smart hiring.

What is horse boarding?

Horse boarding is like rental housing for your horse. Horse boarding is helpful for people who don’t have the space or the resources to install and maintain a stable on their property. A horse can be housed in a barn with other horses and receive the care they need. Owners can visit their horse for riding, grooming, training, etc. Horse boarding services may vary based on the company and the price. Some horse boarders may offer short-term boarding of 24 hours to several nights for people passing through an area, while most offer boarding by the month for horses whose owners live in the area. There is partial- and full-service boarding, which indicates how much of the work of feeding the horse and cleaning the stall is the responsibility of the owner rather than the boarding barn. For an added fee, horse boarding can also include grooming services, riding and training, medication administration, and more.

To find the right boarding fit for you and your horse, make a list of your top priorities. These might include immediate access to riding trails, round-the-clock supervision, or a nearby or affiliated veterinarian. Always visit the site to learn exactly where your horse will be kept and whether the barn and grounds are in good condition. Read reviews, and always practice smart hiring. It’s also critical to sign the proper legal documents that protect both you and your horse, such as boarding agreements. Above all, make sure it seems like a place your horse will be comfortable between your visits.

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